LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — This weekend Metro officers from the Downtown Area Command are hosting a back-to-school event for neighborhood kids as the first day of school approaches.

The back-to-school party will take place on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Las Vegas Community Center at 250 North Eastern Avenue. The event will include:

  • Physical exams
  • Eye exams
  • Hair Cuts
  • School supplies
  • Ice Cream
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Artist
  • McGruff the Crime Dog

The event was designed by community-oriented police officers who focus on serving and helping the neighborhood.